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Exercises in Artisanship #16: Old fashioned tool tote Part 4

06-07-2012 10:53 PM by jjw5858 | 8 comments »

Well friends the day has finally arrived….where I am going to have a decent spot to either carry or hold my stanely chisels….lol. I have had these chisels on one table or another realizing that they needed a proper home in the shop. I thought since I was putting together this traveling tool tote of carpentry instruments….chisels would be well in order for many a task…....so I took a creative chance on making a space for them! Along with that I thought why not a hand...

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Exercises in Artisanship #15: Old fashioned tool tote Part 3

06-05-2012 09:20 PM by jjw5858 | 6 comments »

Hey friends, back from some sawdust and shavings with an updated installment of the tool tote build. Hope all is well out there in LJ’s land….it’s been a wild week from the get go over here on the farm for sure…..but had some time and pics from recent and last week as well to make an updated blog of the tote progress. I wanted to have a cool, unique and yet old school piece on this tote that had to follow the simple and humble parameters of…...duribilty, funct...

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Exercises in Artisanship #14: Old fashioned tool tote Part 2

05-31-2012 10:22 PM by jjw5858 | 4 comments »

Hey woodworking friends hope all is well. Took a small break from shop time and recharged the creative batteries this week. Good to be back and to revisit this tool tote project and thought a second blog installment was due to see what progress and ideas were in action. It was nice to get away from things for a small time and allow ideas to regain energy and fascination. I find this can be very helpful in any hobby, profession, or relationship in life…..just let things breathe a litt...

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Exercises in Artisanship #13: Old fashioned tool tote Part 1

05-24-2012 09:56 PM by jjw5858 | 9 comments »

Well no rest for the wicked…..or wood obsessed…lol. My name is Joe and …....I have a shavings, saw, plane…..ahhhh you name it….it’s a great problem to have….right?.....lol Back at the shop and on the job of coming up with a project that I think will be fun to work with. I was thinking since I have been very fortunate to find all kinds of cool old handtools maybe I could build a project that might include some of the favorites that would make up ...

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #8: It's Finished! Assembly Instructions.

05-22-2012 05:44 AM by Joe Lyddon | 3 comments »

Well, I finally did it! It is Finished!Only five years late! Better late than never! Assembly Instructions I sure hope he likes it & cares for it… I hope y’all enjoy it… I really the Roy Underhill Tool Tote.

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #7: Finishing... the tool tote...

05-17-2012 12:12 AM by Joe Lyddon | 8 comments »

Better late than Never… OK, it’s time for the Finishing part! Finally!! 1. I gave ALL Parts a few coats of BLO (Boiled Linseed Oil as from Home D). This took a little time because I had to wait 2-4 days after each coat to be sure it cured good before putting another coat on them. 2. I wanted to give just the Bottom piece, on the Lettering side, more protection because it would be taking most of the abuse. I have applied several coats of Polyurethane Semi Gloss only...

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #6: Preparing for Easy Assembly...

05-16-2012 11:53 PM by Joe Lyddon | 5 comments »

The Tool Tote will be shipped to Arizona for Tylers birthday in June. It would much easier and safer to send it unassembled and let my son assemble it. In order for everything to be done properly, I decided to Code all pieces with marks to signify What Parts went Where. The following pictures show how the various parts will go together. —————————————————————...

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #5: Fixing small dimensional problem & Sanding setup...

05-16-2012 11:35 PM by Joe Lyddon | 9 comments »

Here I’m gluing very thin angled strips to the corners to correct a slight dimensional problem. ————————————————————————————— Here is the sanding setup to help with dust… Sanded all pieces of the Tool Tote… ... almost ready to start Finishing! Stay tuned… for more to come…

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #4: Tool Tote progress to 2012!

05-16-2012 01:08 AM by Joe Lyddon | 6 comments »

Finally figured out how to get the Blackened Epoxy applied without messing up surrounding wood. I applied shellac very carefully around all of the Text letters and taped it off. ————————————————————————————————— ——————————...

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #3: Overall Parts... June 2007

05-16-2012 12:55 AM by Joe Lyddon | 2 comments »

—————————————————————————— Close up of EEE ZEE Miter angle finder… —————————————————————————— More to follow…

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